Case Digests2018-05-21T05:18:14+00:00

Gonzales vs. Heirs of Thomas

June 8th, 2018|

314 SCRA 585 (1999) FACTS: On December 1, 1983, Paula Ao Cruz together with the plaintiffs heirs of Thomas and Paula Cruz, entered into a Contract of Lease/Purchase with the defendant, Felix L. Gonzales, a [...]

Gaite v. Fonacier

June 8th, 2018|

G.R. No. L-11827, July 31, 1961, 2 SCRA 830 FACTS: Gaite was appointed by Fonacier as attorney-in-fact to contract any party for the exploration and development of mining claims. Gaite executed a deed of assignment [...]

HSBC v. Spouses Broqueza

June 8th, 2018|

G.R. No. 178610, November 17, 2010 FACTS: Petitioners Gerong and Broqueza are employees of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC). They are also members of respondent Hongkong Shanghai Banking Corporation, Ltd. Staff Retirement Plan. In [...]

Siguan vs. Lim

June 8th, 2018|

G.R. No. 134686, 19 November 1999 FACTS: On 25 and 26 August 1990, respondent issued two Metrobank checks to petitioner. However, the checks were dishonored for the reason account closed. After demands to make good [...]

Khe Hong Cheng v. CA

June 7th, 2018|

G.R. No. 144169, March 28, 2001, 355 SCRA 701 FACTS: Petitioner is the owner of Butuan Shipping Lines. In one of the vessels owned by the petitioner, Philippine Agricultural Trading Corporation boarded 3,400 bags of [...]

Nacar v. Gallery Frames

June 7th, 2018|

G.R. No. 189871, August 13, 2013, 703 SCRA 439 FACTS: Dario Nacar filed a labor case against Gallery Frames and its owner Felipe Bordey, Jr. Nacar alleged that he was dismissed without cause by Gallery [...]

First Metro Investment vs. Este. Del Sol

June 7th, 2018|

G.R. No. 141811, November 15, 2001, 369 SCRA 99 FACTS: Petitioner FMIC granted respondent Este del Sol a loan of Seven Million Three Hundred Eighty-Five Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (P7,385,500.00) to finance the construction and [...]

Almeda v. CA

June 7th, 2018|

G.R. No. 113412, April 17, 1996, 256 SCRA 292 FACTS: On various dates in 1981, the Philippine National Bank granted to herein petitioners, the spouses Ponciano L. Almeda and Eufemia P. Almeda several loan/credit accommodations [...]

Security Bank v. RTC Makati

June 7th, 2018|

263 SCRA 453 (1996) FACTS: In 1983, Eusebio acquired 3 separate loans from Security Bank amounting to P265k. The agreed interest rate was 23% per annum. The promissory note was freely and voluntarily signed by [...]

Keng Hua Products v. CA

June 7th, 2018|

G.R No. 116863, 12 February 1998 FACTS: Plaintiff (herein private respondent), a shipping company, is a foreign corporation licensed to do business in the Philippines. On June 29, 1982, plaintiff received at its Hong Kong [...]

Crismina Garments v. CA

June 6th, 2018|

G.R. No. 128721, March 9, 1999, 304 SCRA 356 FACTS: During the period from February 1979 to April 1979, Crismina Garments, Inc. contracted the services of D'Wilmar Garments, for the sewing of 20,762 pieces of [...]